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3 snow is coming down hard on this hummer in spruce pine. shannon ledford posted this picture on our facebook page. the ground is already covered in snow. 3 3 we cannot stress enough... this is a dangerous time to travel right now as snow is covering the roads. plus... schools across the area are closed... you can see them on your screen and on wlos dot com. our news team is monitoring the conditions as the snow continues to come down. our live team coverage begins with ingrid allstaedt in our sky watch wather center. ingrid? good morning. here is a look at current conditions across the region. your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7- day forecast for both the mountains and upstate. 3
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3 in the last hour since we went on the air... the snowfall total has doubled at the westgate shopping center in asheville. that is where news 13's lauren brigman continues our live team coverage this morning. lauren... you say traffic is picking up there as well. 3 3 3 3
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3 3 3 3 the roads are snow covered and slick all across our area. the big message today...stay off the roads right 3 now i-26 is terrible right now.. there are several wrecks between henderson county and
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eastbound is closed eastbound is closed 3 between saluda and the columbus exit. *we also have a lane closed on i-26 eastbound due to a few vehicles that are stuck. *a-p-d is barrcading off sand hill road near manila road there is a downed pole due to a crash... 3 i'm jaclyn deaugustino with this on-time traffic report... brought to you by the wired mouse computer solutions. 3 3 3 stay with news 13 for complete team coverage of the storm. after the show... we will have live reports and updates each hour. we will also post any updates to the forecast on wlos dot com. you can also go there to sign up for text alerts for weather
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also post updated information to our facebook and twitter pages. 3 3 this is a live look right now at blowing rock in tauga county. you can see.... 3 firefighters and other emergency and other 3 emergency workers there are ready for workers there are ready for the storm. chains are installed on the tires of several trucks at the blowing rock fire department. because of the possibility of strong winds on saturday, they've also got their chain saws ready. firefighters say if there's an emergency... they'll get there... even if their trucks can't. 3 capt greg frank, blowing rock fireif we can't get an apparatus up to you, we'll walk up to you. we have stokes baskets and other things to get you from your residence from wherever you are to our truck. the department also has heaters to keep their pumps 3 3 3 developing this morning in canton... dozens of residents and several businesses are
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manager says they lost 400- thousand gallons of water wednesday... because of a water main break. officials are asking customers to continue to conserve water so the reservoir tanks re-fill. they also say people allowing their faucets to drip -- because of freezing temperatures -- has made the problem worse. 3 3 3 here's a live picture in hendersonville.
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3 3 3 jack pruitt 4 inches in jack pruitt 4 3
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3 this photo is from jack pruitt in etowah... he pulled out the measuring tape.. it shows 4 inches there. lisa says there's about 2 inches in 3 3 3 lets head back to the traffic center, jaclyn the roads are bad everywhere this morning. i'm jaclyn deaugustino i'm jaclyn this morning. everywhere roads are bad jaclyn the center, jaclyn the roads are bad everywhere this morning. i'm jaclyn
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deaugustino i'm jaclyn i'm jaclyn deaugustino with this on-time traffic report... brought to you by the wired mouse computer solutions. solutions.computer mouse by the wired brought to you report... time traffic with this on-3 time traffic report... brought to you by the wired mouse computer solutions. 3 3 3 3 the time is now 5:xx. it's the perfect time to ski with heavy snow coming down. up next, the top ski resorts in north america. 3 3
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3 cataloochee and wolf ridge ski resorts here in the mountains are no doubt rejoicing this morning. in this morning's five at five... we have the top ski resorts in north america for 20-15. number five, alyeska, alaska. skiers get access to some legendary snowfall. visitors who stay five days on the mountain will likely see a dump of snowfall. four, snowbird ski and summer resort in utah. skiing here can be diverse with steeps mingling with winding groomers from the top of the mountain all the way to the base. and three is 3 whistler-blackcomb in british columbia. the name whistler comes from the images of its twin mountain hulks. they're blasted by snow and have a vertical drop that is double that of other resorts. number two, alta, utah. many skiers consider alta holy ground. and it's one of the top five unique places in skiing.
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mountain resort in wyoming. jackson established a record last year with more than 560- 3 3 3 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3 3 3 3 3
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3 good morning everyone in sports.college basketball in cullowhee tonight.citadel and western carolina beating the winter weather to get their game in.the cats' mike brown honored for scoring his 1,000th career point earlier this season. pick it up in the first half, torrion brummitt makes the nice pass to marc gosselin who finishes the layup. western up by two. later in the game, devin peterson with the good look down low to brummitt who finishes the layup. cats up by five. then, brummit gets the ball in the high post, and makes a great pass to mike brown who puts it in for two of his elven points. elijah pughsley leads the way with 26, but the cats fall 92-91=-- -they miss 14 free throws.as p.j. bouttee hits 2 free throws with 1 second left. western women played furman earlier and lost 83-76 in overtime.but saturday's doubleheader moved back a day--western carolina men's
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played sunday at 1with the women's game at wofford right after that. the games scheduled to be televised on wmya saturday will not be televised sunday but you can go to the game free of charge. also ring of honor wrestling set for the wnc ag center friday has been cancelled.prep hoops.west henderson at smoky mtn postponed for tonight, no word on rescheduling.reynolds at erwin, originally set for friday, moved to today, now has been moved to monday.polk at mountain heritage postponed , no make up date yet.in wrestling--tuscola at brevard postponed..in more college hoops.mars hill at brevard originally set for wednesday but postponed will now be played monday--women's game at 6:00prep hoops--boys game, aca 76 east rutherford 48..cris clayton 19 jordan shepherd 18 points.if you have cancellations, call us at 828- 651-4563. terrible news for one of the area's top basketball players who plays on the best team.dalton gossett senior guard of erwin tore her acl tuesday and is out for the season for the top ranked warriors.gossett averages 18.5 points, and does all the little things --she is clutch..good luck to her and we are pulling for a speedy recovery.that's our sports this morning i'm stan pamfilis. have a great friday.
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3 the snow is continuing to fall.. and in some places it's really piling up. let's go back out live to news 13's lauren brigman in asheville... lauren.. dot crews are having a tough time catching up. 3
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3 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. in our next half hour we'll talk more about what to expect in the next 7- days. 3 3
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conditions.. here are your weather headlines for today.. up next.. we'll talk about 3
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